MHG7137 - Dun, Tarrel
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Type and Period (1)
- DUN (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NH98SW 19 9046 8034.
NH 904 803. Dun, Tarrel: This dun occupies summit of a rocky knoll overlooking seashore. The dun wall has been destroyed on seaward side, but elsewhere it measures up to 3.7m in thickness and encloses an area which now measures 9.5m by 6.7m.
RCAHMS 1979, visited 1977.
The dun at NH 9046 8034 is oval. The rocky knoll on which it is sited is connected on the landward side by a narrow isthmus of rock. Overall dun measures 11m E-W by 7m; little remains of wall except on the approachable W side where a disfigured wall or revetment stands 0.9m high. On other 3 sides position is naturally defended.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (J B) 18 February 1981.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 23, No. 189.
- --- Text/Report: Hatherley C. 2013. Archaeological Excavations at Tarrel Dun, Ross and Cromarty: Data Structure Report. University of Aberdeen. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9045 8034 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15642 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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